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tales of woe about an endless mission to get our house decorated

progress of sorts

Well, finished all the undercoat plastering today and got a skim coat on most of the walls. Begining to look a little more like a room now! Things were going well till SWMBO decided that coving would look good in … Continue reading

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woooooo plaster!

well, one wall now has undercoat plaster 🙂 Progress at last… Time for a cuppa me thinks [ buy viagra no prescription | analgin 500mg $68.00 | coreg 3.125mg pills $96.00 | celexa 10mg pills $63.00 | cialis alternatives no … Continue reading

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Bedroom progressing…

Well, a few days off so time to attack the bedroom again. Spent monday at my sisters laying a new floor in their front room. Baby due in less than 2 weeks so rebuilding their living room is getting kinda … Continue reading

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Sausages and DIY stores

Over easter, SWMBO has decided that the downstairs loo that we never use would actually be useful if it worked so we spent easter Monday traipsing around diy stores. We’ve never bothered using it for anything other than storing rubbish … Continue reading

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bedroom status…

… shit Well, the wallpaper is coming off of the wall. Unfortunatly the wallpaper is more firmly attached to the plaster than the plaster is to the wall 🙂 The best wall looks like this – the others are much … Continue reading

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well, another week off…

…and sprog1 has a temperature. He seems to know that I am off work attempting to do the bedroom and comes down with an illness 🙁 Hopefull nursury will take him tomorrow – he seems fine. Anyway, some work on … Continue reading

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State of bedroom: unchanged

Well, not really got very far in my plans to restore the bedroom from building site to bedroom. Spent monday helping dad refit a garage door for someone in the rain. Tuesday morning spent whizzing around Maidstone picking up bits … Continue reading

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do’s and don’ts for part P

In case anyone was planning on taking any notice of this new legislation the NICEIC have a table showing what is and what isn’t notifiable…. I wonder if I can clasify a new ring main as simply a series of … Continue reading

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Part P

As some of you may know, on the 1st of Jan Part P building regs came into force which basically restricts (drastically) what electrical work you can do without getting building control involved (ie, without paying the council for a … Continue reading

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